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meter.jpg (4042 bytes)"Steatopygia" means an accumulation of fat in the buttocks.

In 1935, the first automatic parking meter in the U.S. was installed in Oklahoma City. It was called the Park-O-Meter and was invented by Carlton Magee. It took nickels.

There are 20 matches in a standard pack.

The video game Pac-Man has been played more than 10 billion times worldwide during the last 20 years.

A giraffe can go without water longer than a camel.

The most sensitive finger on the human hand is the index finger.

Men laugh longer, more loudly, and more often than women.

"Teen" is a Scottish word meaning "grief."

On The Tonight Show, Johnny Carson had 124 guest hosts. Jay Leno has had none.

Merry-go-rounds turn counterclockwise.

Thunderstorms have been known to curdle milk.

79% of Americans say they always sit at the same place at the table during mealtimes.

All major league baseball umpires must wear black underwear while on the job (in case their pants split).

Cadillac introduced cruise control in 1958.

Isaac Newton's only recorded utterance while he was a member of Parliament was a request to open the window.

The ancient Mayan calendar lists the end of time precisely at December 12, 2012.

It would require an average of 18 hummingbirds to tip the scale at one ounce.

If you order a Mae West in a diner, you’ll get a figure eight cruller.

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